The Minister of Steel,
Shri Beni Prasad Verma has said that on the request from Bhabha Atomic
Research Centre (BARC), the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
proposes to supply 50,000 tonne soft iron plate for India based Neutrino
observatory (INO) project. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today
he said, a trial production of soft iron plates was taken up at Bhilai
Steel Plant as per the composition and process parameters decided
jointly by SAIL and BARC and found acceptable.